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New iPhone XI (iPhone 11) and iPhone X Plus specs, release date, news and rumours
New iPhone XI (iPhone 11) and iPhone X Plus specs, release date, news and rumours By Dan Grabham

We're now less than a month away from the launch of a new iPhone - or, more accurately, three iPhones. Yes, that's right, we're expecting THREE new 2018 phones from Apple. Three iPhones arrived last year in the form of the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and... Read more

What is Bixby? Samsung's smart assistant explained
What is Bixby? Samsung's smart assistant explained By Chris Hall

Samsung's high-end Android phones, come with their own voice assistant called Bixby in addition to supporting Google Assistant.It's Samsung's attempt to take on the likes of Siri, Google Assistant, Cortana and Alexa, with a new AI agent that's going to... Read more

Honor 10: With flagship specs at a mid-range price, it's the affordable phone to own
Honor 10: With flagship specs at a mid-range price, it's the affordable phone to own By Pocket-lint Promotion

Not everyone has a spare grand in their pocket to drop on buying the priciest of flagship phones. Besides, there's no need, as proven with the Honor 10: this affordable phone might be less than half the price of some competitors, but its specifications... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium specs and features: Everything you need to know
Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium specs and features: Everything you need to know By Dan Grabham

We got the two new Sony phones in February - the Sony Xperia XZ2 and the Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact. But we wondered if there would be a third device - revealed as the Sony XZ2 Premium in April.  It's essentially a beefed-up XZ2 with what should be a superb... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10 specs, release date, news and rumours: What we know so far
Samsung Galaxy S10 specs, release date, news and rumours: What we know so far By Dan Grabham

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is some way off - in early 2019 - but we're already hearing a bunch of rumours about what form the device will take. The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ were evolutions of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ really, so we're expecting big things... Read more

The Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium is coming to the UK after all
The Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium is coming to the UK after all By Dan Grabham

The Xperia XZ2 Premium debuted in April, but the handset didn't make it to the UK at that point. However, Sony Mobile has confirmed to us that things have changed and it'll be available on these shores from 31 August.The XZ2 Premium will be available... Read more

When is Android Pie coming to my phone?
When is Android Pie coming to my phone? By Chris Hall

The annual cycle of Android rolls on, with the latest version of the Google mobile software being called Android 9 Pie.Android P was first revealed at Google I/O 2018 on 8 May 2018, and like previous versions, it was launched as a public beta shortly... Read more

Sony explains why Android version updates take so long to arrive on phones
Sony explains why Android version updates take so long to arrive on phones By Dan Grabham

Not only did Sony Mobile confirm that various phones will get Android Pie from November (more details below), but it offered an interesting insight into the development process behind rolling out a non-vanilla Android update. Before we get onto that... Read more

Oppo Find X review: Smartphones just got interesting again
4.0 stars Oppo Find X review: Smartphones just got interesting again By Cam Bunton

Oppo may not be a brand with which you're all too familiar, but its success in Asian markets has seen it become one of the top smartphone sellers in the world. Now, it's making a splash in Europe with the unlike-anything-else Find X. The Oppo Find X... Read more

OnePlus 6T October launch could spark first US carrier partnership, with T-Mobile
OnePlus 6T October launch could spark first US carrier partnership, with T-Mobile By Cam Bunton

According to a report from CNET, OnePlus is finally about to join the big-name manufacturers by launching a phone with official carrier partner in the US.  OnePlus 6 review: Glorious, glossy and powerful For the past couple of years, OnePlus has launched... Read more

Nokia 9 specs, release date, news and rumours: A new Nokia flagship is incoming!
Nokia 9 specs, release date, news and rumours: A new Nokia flagship is incoming! By Dan Grabham

It looks like the Nokia 9 flagship phone is imminent. A Nokia 9 smartphone was long rumoured last year but never came to fruition and we thought it probably wouldn't happen after we got the stunning Nokia 8 Scirocco at Mobile World Congress. But we... Read more

Leaked Oppo R17 and Vivo V11 pics show waterdrop is the new notch, OnePlus 6T to get it too?
Leaked Oppo R17 and Vivo V11 pics show waterdrop is the new notch, OnePlus 6T to get it too? By Rik Henderson

We've seen the Oppo F9 in the flesh already and one of its most eye-catching features is the design of its 2nd generation notch. Rather than copy the iPhone X - as many other manufacturers do - Oppo has opted for a notch design that is being called "waterdrop"... Read more

Nokia 9 launch date revealed, Nokia event planned for next week
Nokia 9 launch date revealed, Nokia event planned for next week By Rik Henderson

Nokia will officially unveil the long-awaited Nokia 9 smartphone next Tuesday, 21 August.At least, that's what we expect. The company hasn't yet confirmed the actual handset it will launch at a dedicated event on that day.Instead, it has posted a teaser... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ3 vs XZ2: What's the rumoured difference?
Sony Xperia XZ3 vs XZ2: What's the rumoured difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sony typically announces a new flagship smartphone every six months, often taking advantage of big trade shows like Mobile World Congress and IFA as a launch platform.The Xperia XZ2 was revealed at MWC 2018 in February, followed by the XZ2 Premium a couple... Read more

The best Galaxy S9 deals for August 2018
The best Galaxy S9 deals for August 2018 By Dan Grabham

Welcome to our roundup of all the latest Galaxy S9 deals and order info. The Galaxy S9 has now been released and networks have been offering some excellent deals. Looking for the best Galaxy S9+ deals instead? Here are all the latest Galaxy deals we've... Read more

Motorola P30 looks like an iPhone X and Huawei P20 Pro mashup
Motorola P30 looks like an iPhone X and Huawei P20 Pro mashup By Maggie Tillman

Motorola has launched a new phone in China, and it pretty much looks like an Apple iPhone X but with a Huawei P20 Pro paint job.This is a beautiful-looking phone featuring a 6.2-inch display, complete with an iPhone X-like notch and dual rear camera on... Read more

The first Android 9 Pie (Go edition) phones will arrive this autumn
The first Android 9 Pie (Go edition) phones will arrive this autumn By Maggie Tillman

Google has just announced an update to Android Go. Called Android 9 Pie (Go edition), the biggest change is increased storage. Google said the OS now takes up less space on a device, giving device owners up to 500MB of extra storage compared to Android... Read more

The best mobile phone deals for August 2018: Find the right phone deal for you
The best mobile phone deals for August 2018: Find the right phone deal for you By Chris Hall

Looking for the best mobile phone deal? Look no further as our comparison table below enables you to select the contract phone deal that's right for you. Not sure what phone will suit you? Our handy guide to the best smartphones in 2018 breaks down popular... Read more

Hands on with the stunning Oppo F9, the phone with a notch you won't hate
Hands on with the stunning Oppo F9, the phone with a notch you won't hate By Cam Bunton

Oppo has taken the wraps of its latest creation, the Oppo F9 which - while not too similar - takes plenty of inspiration and technologies that makes the innovative premium Find X so desirable.  15 best smartphones 2018: The best phones available to buy... Read more

Huawei Mate 20 specs, release date, rumours and news: What's the story so far?
Huawei Mate 20 specs, release date, rumours and news: What's the story so far? By Britta O'Boyle

Huawei may have already won several hearts over this year with its beautiful P20 Pro but the Chinese manufacturer isn't done yet. Like rivals LG with its V series and Samsung with its Note series, Huawei also releases two flagship smartphone ranges a... Read more

Nuu's good-looking G3 is now available in the UK for £200
Nuu's good-looking G3 is now available in the UK for £200 By Dan Grabham

Chinese brand Nuu has just released the blue version of its G3 smartphone in the UK at a £200 price point. It's also available in the US for $200. We saw the G3 back at Mobile World Congress - it's a good-looking 9mm-thick phone with a large 5.7-inch... Read more

IFA 2018: What to expect from Berlin's giant tech show this September
IFA 2018: What to expect from Berlin's giant tech show this September By Chris Hall

IFA, or Internationale Funkausstellung, is Europe's biggest tech show. Held in Berlin over the first few days of September, it's one of the most significant spots on the calendar for product launches.The show started in 1924 as a radio convention and... Read more

The best Samsung Galaxy S8 deals for August 2018
The best Samsung Galaxy S8 deals for August 2018 By Dan Grabham

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ might have been surpassed by the S9 and S9+ but both are still amazing phones that deliver stacks of features.At the time of release, we said "the Samsung Galaxy S8 is a masterpiece; one with a few brush-strokes out of place, but... Read more

Samsung Galaxy X: What's the story on Samsung's phantom phone?
Samsung Galaxy X: What's the story on Samsung's phantom phone? By Britta O'Boyle

The Samsung Galaxy X has long been rumoured as Samsung's foldable smartphone. Until very recently, at least, when rumours suggested the Galaxy X would in fact be a gaming phone, while the Galaxy F will be the foldable phone.So will it be the Galaxy X... Read more

Compare the best Samsung Note 8 deals for August 2018
Compare the best Samsung Note 8 deals for August 2018 By Dan Grabham

Because the Note 9 is imminent there are some cracking deals currently available for Samsung's outgoing top-end phone. We've rounded up the best Samsung Galaxy Note 8 deals from across the UK using our price comparison tool which displays the best prices... Read more

The best Huawei P20 deals and P20 Pro deals for August 2018
The best Huawei P20 deals and P20 Pro deals for August 2018 By Dan Grabham

The Huawei P20 and P20 Pro are available to buy SIM free and on a variety of contract plans.Huawei says the P20 Pro is especially selling well and has overtaken last year’s Huawei P10 Plus, outselling its predecessor by a huge 316 per cent.Indeed,... Read more

Apple's new job listings show it wants to make custom health chips
Apple's new job listings show it wants to make custom health chips By Maggie Tillman

Apple is developing yet another custom chip for its various devices, according to job listings spotted by CNBC.The company appears to be working on a dedicated custom health chip. Such a chip would help its devices handle biometric data. Apple is no stranger... Read more

Please let this happen: Apple could add multiuser support to Siri
Please let this happen: Apple could add multiuser support to Siri By Maggie Tillman

It's no secret that Siri is trailing way behind its younger competitors at this point - and lack of multiuser support is a prime example.Not only do Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant offer multiuser support, but they can recognise users by voice and automatically... Read more

Microsoft's new app lets you mirror an Android phone to your PC
Microsoft's new app lets you mirror an Android phone to your PC By Maggie Tillman

UPDATE: Microsoft has pulled the Your Phone app from the Windows Store for now. According to a Microsoft spokesperson they jumped the gun on it, but it will be available for general consumers soon. Original story below:Microsoft has quietly launched... Read more

Apple might launch three iPhones in 2018 with Apple Pencil support
Apple might launch three iPhones in 2018 with Apple Pencil support By Maggie Tillman

Apple might extend support for the Apple Pencil to its next iPhone, according to industry analysis by TrendForce.The company said Apple wants to introduce three iPhones for its 2018 lineup: a 5.8-inch OLED model, a 6.5-inch OLED model, and 6.1-inch... Read more

Apple iPhone SE2 specs, news and rumours: Will we get a new iPhone SE?
Apple iPhone SE2 specs, news and rumours: Will we get a new iPhone SE? By Dan Grabham

We'll get a new iPhone XI and iPhone X Plus in September, but we're still thinking there will probably be an iPhone SE update in the interim. Apple is still selling plenty of iPhone SE, despite the phone now being two years old and the basic chassis... Read more

Is the Apple AirPower wireless charge mat release date soon?
Is the Apple AirPower wireless charge mat release date soon? By Dan Grabham

The iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X all feature wireless charging. They work with hundreds of Qi charging mats and accessories already available - including in-car charging stations.But Apple is also soon to come out with its own AirPower mat for... Read more

JBL Tuner is the portable radio for the Bluetooth generation
JBL Tuner is the portable radio for the Bluetooth generation By Rik Henderson

Contrary to many expectations, radio is still going strong in the age of digital music streaming. It still manages to capture our attention, whether we are millennials, old farts or somewhere in-between. And it shows no signs of stopping.However, streaming... Read more

Huawei's upcoming Kirin 980 processor specs revealed in leak
Huawei's upcoming Kirin 980 processor specs revealed in leak By Dan Grabham

We've been able to surmise for a while that Huawei will reveal the Kirin 980 at IFA 2018 at the end of August. And now specs have leaked that reveal some impressive details. The silicon will come to the new Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro that will... Read more

Compare the best Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL deals for August 2018
Compare the best Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL deals for August 2018 By Hassan Mohammed

Want to buy a Google Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL? We'll help you find the best deals using our comparison widget which updates in real time.Google stepped away from the Nexus phone family in 2016 and launched the Pixel taking inspiration from the Chromebook... Read more

Here's the Huawei Mate 20 Lite in all its leaked glory
Here's the Huawei Mate 20 Lite in all its leaked glory By Rik Henderson

There's no doubt that Huawei will be unveiling a new series of Mate phones soon - it even sent us a coded safe screaming with spoilers.What we don't know exactly is how many phones will be announced. We can take a guess, though, that there will be a Huawei... Read more

Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone 9: What's the rumoured difference?
Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone 9: What's the rumoured difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Rumour has it there will be three new iPhones sometime at the beginning of September. It's been claimed we will see a refreshed iPhone X, a larger iPhone X Plus and a replacement for the iPhone 8.What any of the new iPhones will be officially called is... Read more

The best LG G7 ThinQ deals for August 2018
The best LG G7 ThinQ deals for August 2018 By Dan Grabham

LG's G7 ThinQ phone is now available to buy. O2 is offering the handset in Moroccan Blue and you can pre-order it right away. It's available from £33 a month for 1GB of data if you lay down £99.99 upfront. You can also claim a free phone case with... Read more

Leaked Motorola P30 renders show notch is not going away
Leaked Motorola P30 renders show notch is not going away By Rik Henderson

Critics of the notch need look away now. Leaked images of the Motorola P30 show the brand owned by Lenovo is continuing to embrace the design.Posted by Android Pure, several renders of the alleged handset give the impression that Motorola is continuing... Read more

HTC U12 Life won't be made by HTC itself, crikey!
HTC U12 Life won't be made by HTC itself, crikey! By Rik Henderson

Rumours of a new mid-range HTC phone are ramping up, suggesting it could be announced soon. Or, at least, a HTC badged phone.The HTC U12 Life has been touted since spring this year, and we fully expect to hear something official on it in the next couple... Read more

Samsung says S10 won't be its first 5G phone, foldable phone is coming
Samsung says S10 won't be its first 5G phone, foldable phone is coming By Maggie Tillman

Samsung's first 5G mobile device won't be the Galaxy S10.The company launches a handful of devices every year, including two flagships lines. For instance, the Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy S9 were this year's flagship updates. Samsung has begun previewing... Read more

Apple just pushed pause on launching Group FaceTime
Apple just pushed pause on launching Group FaceTime By Maggie Tillman

Apple has quietly removed a major feature coming to iPhones, iPads and Macs: Group FaceTime calls.The Cupertino, California-based company removed Group FaceTime from the latest iOS 12 and MacOS Mojave betas, which were rolled out on 13 August, and it... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 price and pre-order info: Check out the latest Note 9 deals
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 price and pre-order info: Check out the latest Note 9 deals By Dan Grabham

The Galaxy Note 9 is here and we've got the latest pricing and pre-order info for you. The Galaxy Note 9 release date is 24 August.Note 9 pre-orders are live now and you can also trade in your device on Samsung.com should you wish. Check out the Note... Read more

Apple iPhone XI vs iPhone X: What's the rumoured difference?
Apple iPhone XI vs iPhone X: What's the rumoured difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Apple's next iPhone, or iPhones, are expected to be announced sometime in early September. It is thought we will see a successor to the iPhone X, as well as a larger iPhone X Plus model and possibly a third cheaper model too.How might the iPhone XI, also... Read more

Best Samsung Galaxy Note 9 cases: Protect your new Samsung device
Best Samsung Galaxy Note 9 cases: Protect your new Samsung device By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 9 smartphone at an event on 9 August. The new device joins the Galaxy S9 and S9+ in the company's 2018 line-up of flagship smartphones, adding an S Pen to the party.It's a fabulous looking device that refines the Note... Read more

The best Nokia 6 deals for August 2018
The best Nokia 6 deals for August 2018 By Dan Grabham

The Nokia 6 is a top phone for the money and it has just been upgraded with a new 2018 version that runs Android Oreo out of the box. The new Nokia 6 retains much of its design from the previous edition which is good news as it's a well-built phone with... Read more

The best SIM-only deals for August 2018
The best SIM-only deals for August 2018 By Dan Grabham

Over the past few years, SIM-only contracts have seen something of a resurgence. On this page we'll bring you the best SIM only deals from EE, Three, Vodafone, O2, Giffgaff and more with our regularly updated guide.There are a huge variety of SIM only... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 initial review: Super sexy with S Pen delights
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 initial review: Super sexy with S Pen delights By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung's Galaxy Note series is one of the best smartphone ranges out there. It's the device that made phablets so fashionable that no one even bothers to call them phablets anymore. There was a small blip in its excellence with the Galaxy Note 7 (RIP),... Read more

New Palm "Pepito" Android phone revealed in leaked pic
New Palm "Pepito" Android phone revealed in leaked pic By Rik Henderson

After appearing in certification listings on the WiFi Alliance and FCC websites, an image of the first Palm smartphone in seven years has emerged.Acquired by Android Police, the Palm handset, which goes by the codename "Pepito" and thought to have the... Read more

The best OnePlus 6 deals for August 2018
The best OnePlus 6 deals for August 2018 By Dan Grabham

The OnePlus 6 has been out for a few months now and pricing starts at £469 for the 64GB model. The OnePlus 6 is available from OnePlus.com directly so you can buy it online from them or from O2 in the UK.OnePlus 6 SIM-free priceThere are three versions... Read more

The best iPhone X deals for August 2018
The best iPhone X deals for August 2018 By Dan Grabham

The Apple iPhone X is available in two colours, space grey and silver. It's the latest and greatest from Apple, the pinnacle of iPhone's 10 year history and the model for the future of Apple's trend-setting smartphone.It comes in two storage variants... Read more